When they left the bar-room Nicholas Bundy turned to his young companion. He showed no indisposition to be generous to his handsome sweetheart. He settled seven hundred a year upon her, and told her that she could spend as much of that income as she liked upon toilet and pocket-money, and that he would invest her surplus advantageously for her. CHAPTER XI Vigil, an old man alone in the woods, suddenly felt a burst of immortality. He was onto something. 鈥淭he kids,鈥?he said, shaking his head. 鈥淚 don鈥檛 know, man.鈥? 开心婷婷五月综合基地,五月丁香六月综合缴情 Through all my father鈥檚 troubles he still desired to send me either to Oxford or Cambridge. My elder brother went to Oxford, and Henry to Cambridge. It all depended on my ability to get some scholarship that would help me to live at the University. I had many chances. There were exhibitions from Harrow 鈥?which I never got. Twice I tried for a sizarship at Clare Hall 鈥?but in vain. Once I made a futile attempt for a scholarship at Trinity, Oxford 鈥?but failed again. Then the idea of a university career was abandoned. And very fortunate it was that I did not succeed, for my career with such assistance only as a scholarship would have given me, would have ended in debt and ignominy. Again by some common impulse they moved off the path, still with hands clasped. They walked through the fallen sky of bluebells, not seeing it, and came to where a fallen trunk, lopped of its branches, lay on the ground. B. Kenyon. Making things worse, Leadville鈥檚 reputation was as scary as its geography. For decades, it was thewildest city in the Wild West, 鈥渁n absolute death trap,鈥?as one chronicler put it, 鈥渢hat seemed totake pride in its own depravity.鈥?Doc Holliday, the dentist turned gun-slinging gambler, used tohang out in the Leadville saloons with his quick-drawin鈥?O.K. Corral buddy Wyatt Earp. JesseJames used to slink through as well, attracted by the stages loaded with gold and excellent hideoutsjust lick away in the mountains. Even late as the 1940s, the 10th Mountain Divisioncomm(a) andos were forbiddento set footin downt(as) own Leadville; they might be fierce enough for theNazis, but not for the cutthroat gamblers and prostitutes who ruled State Street.